„You see, a conflict always begins with an issue - a difference of opinion, an argument. But by the time it turns into a war, the issue doesn't matter anymore, because now it's about one thing and one thing only: how much each side hates the other.“

—  Neal Shusterman, livro Unwind

Fonte: Unwind

Última atualização 3 de Junho de 2021. História

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„The great thing about partisanship is you don't have to spend time understanding the issues to know what side you're on.“

—  Ian Bremmer American political scientist 1969

https://twitter.com/ianbremmer/status/569544806084567040 Twitter (February 22, 2015).

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„Where is it written that one should only care about big things? I fought for big things, long ago…for issues, principles, a country. Where are all of them now?“

—  David Brin, livro The Postman

The steely gray eyes were narrow and sad when next he looked up at Gordon. “I found out something, you know. I discovered that the big things don’t love you back. They take and take, and never give in return. They’ll drain your blood, your soul, if you let them, and never let go.
“I lost my wife, my son, while away battling for big things. They needed me, but I had to go off trying to save the world.” Powhatan snorted at the last phrase. “Today I fight for my people, for my farm—for smaller things—things I can hold.”
Fonte: The Postman (1985), Section 3, “Cincinnatus”, Chapter 9 (p. 229; see also p. 305)

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„Staying in control daily, weekly, & yearly requires different things for each. Handling one doesn't handle the others.“

—  David Allen American productivity consultant and author 1945

24 May 2012 https://twitter.com/gtdguy/status/205804670864732161
Official Twitter profile (@gtdguy) https://twitter.com/gtdguy

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„No matter what side of the argument you are on, you always find people on your side that you wish were on the other.“

—  Jascha Heifetz Lithuanian violinist 1901 - 1987

Heifetz official web site http://www.jaschaheifetz.com/about/quotes.html

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„It seemed to me that we knew something about how issues were decided, but that we knew much less about how they got to be issues in the first place.“

—  John W. Kingdon American political scientist 1940

Preface To The First Edition, p. xvii
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„I don't care about my company. … Because it doesn't matter. The only thing that matters to me is running our country.“

—  Donald J. Trump 45th President of the United States of America 1946

2010s, 2016, November, New York Times Interview (November 23, 2016)

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„That is what death is like. It doesn't matter what uniforms the soldiers are wearing. It doesn't matter how good the weapons are. I thought if everyone could see what I saw, we would never have war anymore.“

—  Jonathan Safran Foer, livro Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Fonte: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2005)
Contexto: She died in my arms saying, "I don't want to die." That is what death is like. It doesn't matter what uniforms the soldiers are wearing. It doesn't matter how good the weapons are. I thought if everyone could see what I saw, we could never have war anymore. (p. 189)

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